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03/4/14 - $24.19
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Market Cap
492.4M
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EPS TTM
$0.58
Shares Outstanding
25.1M
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chefs' warehouse inc/the (CHEF) Details

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. distributes specialty food products in the United States. Its product portfolio includes approximately 30,000 stock-keeping units comprising specialty food products, such as artisan charcuterie, specialty cheeses, unique oils and vinegars, truffles, caviar, chocolate, and pastry products. The company also offers a line of center-of-the-plate products, including custom cut beef, seafood, and hormone-free poultry, as well as food products, such as cooking oils, butter, eggs, milk, and flour. It primarily serves menu-driven independent restaurants, fine dining establishments, country clubs, hotels, caterers, culinary schools, bakeries, patisseries, chocolatiers, cruise lines, casinos, and specialty food stores. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

chefs' warehouse inc/the (CHEF) Top Compensated Officers

Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer an...
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $299.4K
Chief Information Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $235.0K
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $233.0K
Chief Human Resources Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $235.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

chefs' warehouse inc/the (CHEF) Key Developments

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 26, 2014; Reiterates Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 26, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $228,228,000 compared to $193,387,000 a year ago. Operating income was $11,671,000 compared to $10,192,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $9,566,000 compared to $8,011,000 a year ago. Net income available to common stockholders was $5,199,000 or $0.21 per diluted share compared to $4,836,000 or $0.19 per diluted share a year ago. EBITDA was $13,278,000 compared to $12,043,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $12,171,000 compared to $13,369,000 a year ago. Modified pro forma net income available to common stockholders was $4,859,000 or $0.20 per diluted share compared to $5,445,000 or $0.22 per diluted share a year ago. For the year, the company reported net sales of $836,625,000 compared to $673,545,000 a year ago. Operating income was $33,010,000 compared to $36,581,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $24,848,000 compared to $28,798,000 a year ago. Net income available to common stockholders was $14,215,000 or $0.57 per diluted share compared to $16,990,000 or $0.77 per diluted share a year ago. EBITDA was $41,258,000 compared to $43,890,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $42,187,000 compared to $46,790,000 a year ago. Modified pro forma net income available to common stockholders was $14,470,000 or $0.58 per diluted share compared to $17,908,000 or $0.81 per diluted share a year ago. The company reiterates its full year 2015 guidance. The company expects net income per diluted share in the range from $0.57 to $0.66, modified pro forma net income per diluted share in the range from $0.70 to $0.80, net income in the range from $16,000,000 to $18,500,000, provision for income tax expense in the range from $11,000,000 to $13,000,000, depreciation & amortization in the range from $20,000,000 to $19,000,000, interest expense in the range from $14,000,000 to $13,000,000, EBITDA in the range from $61,000,000 to $63,500,000 and adjusted EBITDA in the range from $68,300,000 to $72,000,000. The company expects net sales between $1.0 billion and $1.1 billion. This guidance is based on an effective tax rate of approximately 41.5% and fully diluted shares of approximately 28.0 million shares, which assumes the completion of its acquisition of Del Monte and related entities by the end of the first quarter of 2015. This guidance also incorporates a slightly higher effective tax rate as a result of the impact of the New York state tax audit.

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. Provides Unaudited Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2015

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. provided unaudited earnings guidance for the fiscal year 2015. For the year, the company expects net income to be in the range of $16,000,000 to $18,500,000, interest expense to be in the range of $14,000,000 to $13,000,000, EBITDA to be in the range of $61,000,000 to $63,500,000, adjusted EBITDA to be in the range of $68,300,000 to $72,000,000, net income per diluted share to be in the range of $0.57 to $0.66. Guidance is based upon an estimated effective tax rate of 41.0% and an estimated fully diluted share count of 28.0 million shares. Modified pro forma net income per diluted share between $0.70 and $0.80.

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. Appoints John DeBenedetti as Executive Vice President - Protein

The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets and certain equity interests of Del Monte Capitol Meat Co. and its affiliated companies for approximately $191.2 million including cash, stock and notes. John DeBenedetti, the CEO and principal owner of Del Monte, will be joining the Company as Executive Vice President - Protein. Mr. DeBenedetti will also be joining the Company's Board of Directors post-closing.

 

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